CORAL GABLES, Fla. (April 29, 2020) —- Shareholder Nicholas D. Siegfried with Siegfried Rivera in Coral Gables has been elected to serve on the Governing Committee of the American Bar Association’s Forum on Construction Law, which is the largest organization of construction attorneys in the world. His three-year term will begin on Sept. 1, 2020.
Siegfried previously served as the chair of the the Forum’s Young Lawyers Division and was responsible for developing the public service and professional development projects, conferences and events for the group’s 36-and-under attorneys. He was also the Program Co-Chair for the Forum’s Fall 2018 Meeting in Montreal, QC. Forum members represent all segments of the construction industry including owners, design professionals, general contractors, construction managers, subcontractors, suppliers, insurers and sureties. Its mission is to serve the construction industry through education and leadership.
Siegfried joined the law firm in 2006 and focuses on construction law, community association law and commercial litigation. He is board certified in construction law by The Florida Bar and focuses on such construction matters as breach of contract, liens, bonds and Chapter 558 claims. Siegfried currently serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Miami School of Law, where he teaches a course on Florida’s Construction Lien Law. He received his Bachelor of Science in finance from the University of Florida and earned his Juris Doctorate, with cum laude honors, from the University of Miami. He is admitted to The Florida Bar, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, and he serves as the editor of Florida Construction Lien Law and Florida Construction Law (Aspen Publishers, 2001).
Founded in 1977, Siegfried Rivera focuses on all aspects of community association matters, construction law, real estate, and corporate law. The firm maintains offices in Coral Gables, Plantation and West Palm Beach, Florida. It provides representation to a diverse client base throughout Florida and the nation, including more than 800 community associations, and its attorneys write about important matters in their industries at www.FloridaHOALawyerBlog.com, www.FloridaConstructionLawyerBlog.com and www.FloridaRealEstateLawyerBlog.com.
Additional information on the law firm is available at www.SiegfriedRivera.com or by calling (305) 442-3334 or toll-free at 1-800-737-1390.